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Douglas Bonderud

Freelance Writer

A freelance writer for three years, Doug Bonderud is a Western Canadian with expertise in the fields of technology and innovation. In addition to working for the IBM Midsize Insider, The Content Standard and Proteomics programs for Skyword, Doug also writes for companies like Ephricon Web Marketing and sites such as MSDynamicsWorld. Clients are impressed with not only his command of language but the minimal need for editing necessary in his pieces. His ability to create readable, relatable articles from diverse Web content is second to none. He has also written a weekly column for TORWars, a videogaming website; posts about invention and design for InventorSpot.com and general knowledge articles for WiseGeek. From 2010-2012, Doug did copywriting for eCopywriters.com. Doug is currently a municipal police officer, on track to become a fantasy/sci-fi author.

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Two New Monero Malware Attacks Target Windows and Android Users

Researchers discovered two new monero malware attacks: one that targets Windows with stealthy mining operations, and another that masquerades as a Google Play Store update for Android.

New Zero-Day Vulnerability for Windows Tweeted, Immediately Exploited

A new zero-day vulnerability affecting Windows 7 through 10 was recently disclosed on Twitter. Within two days, security researchers spotted it in the wild.

New WordPress Phishing Campaigns Target User Credentials

Newly discovered phishing campaigns are targeting WordPress users with malicious emails designed to steal user credentials.

Malicious Emails Use New AdvisorsBot to Compromise Telecommunications and Hospitality Companies

A new downloader dubbed AdvisorsBot has been observed sending highly targeted malicious emails to telecommunications and hospitality companies.

Latest Version of TrickBot Malware Uses Macro-Enabled Word Documents to Deliver New Stealth Code Injection

The latest version of TrickBot malware leverages malicious macros to deliver stealthy code injection, fool users and compromise computers.

Mobile’s Latest Malware Threat: The All-in-One Android Trojan

Mobile's latest malware threat is more than just a banking Trojan — it's an all-in-one Android attack that combines ransomware, phishing and keylogging to compromise devices.

KeyPass Ransomware Encrypts Data Across 20 Countries

Less than two weeks after its initial detection, STOP ransomware variant KeyPass has infected devices across 20 countries, according to security researchers.

Enhanced AZORult Stealer Drives New Malware Email Campaign

Researchers detected a new malware email campaign that leverages the latest version of AZORult stealer to deliver the Hermes ransomware.

Massive Router Attack Injects CoinHive Malware Using Winbox Bug

A new router attack targeting MikroTik devices exploits a Winbox bug to install CoinHive malware and create backdoors.

Users Played by Cryptojacking Scam on Popular Gaming Platform

Cloud gaming service Steam pulled a game from its library on July 30 after users reported that it was actually a cryptojacking scam.